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Justice Department Hiring Scandal

It Ain't Over Mukasey

Paul C. Light | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul C. Light

Mukasey declared the Justice Department hiring scandal closed yesterday. There was no criminal harm, he told the American Bar Association, therefore no foul. He is absolutely wrong.

Rachel Weiner

White House On DOJ Hiring Scandal: "Overall Disappointment" | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House finally responds to the Justice Department Inspector General report saying two aides to Alberto Gonzales broke the law. Press Secretar...

FAQ: The End Of An Era For Underqualified Conservatives | David Bourgeois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Shattering our long-held belief that the Bush Justice Department was completely independent of politics, a report released on Monday (from the same Ju...

Ethics Panel Finds Former Alberto Gonzales Aides Broke Law In Hiring

New York Times | Eric Lichtblau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior aides to former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales broke the law by using politics to guide their hiring decisions for a wide range of important...